Wade Hansen
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Editor, SlingShot Trader

S. Wade Hansen has been involved in investor education for his entire career. Most recently, he co-founded Learning Markets and PFX Global to help individual investors learn to take control of their investment portfolios.

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Recent Articles

An Introduction to Option Greeks

Jul. 29, 2013, 11:24 am EST – Options Greeks are factors that affect options pricing that traders must at least be aware of. More 

The S&P Ceiling

Jul. 26, 2013, 11:11 am EST – Be prepared for a consolidation in the S&P 500. More 

When Good Isn’t Good Enough

Jul. 25, 2013, 9:23 am EST – Wade Hansen takes a look at how earnings are weighing on this market and why he expects a pullback. More 

Vega for Options Traders

Jul. 25, 2013, 4:01 am EST – You might know about theta, but vega is an important Greek that many options traders don't understand. Find out how it can explain quirks in option pricing. More 

Trade of the Day: 3D Systems (DDD)

Jul. 24, 2013, 6:02 am EST – Strong fundamentals and the possibility of a short squeeze make this 3D printing stock likely to keep rising. More 

Options 101: Time Decay

Jul. 16, 2013, 6:52 am EST – Wondering which options expiration month to buy? Here's an explanation of how the time value waterfall depreciates options value. More 

Downgrades Vs. Earnings Estimates

Jul. 15, 2013, 9:38 am EST – Downgrades and changes to earnings estimates can dramatically impact a stock's price. More 

Stocks Should Get an Earnings Boost

Jul. 12, 2013, 10:15 am EST – Learn why we expect stocks to perform well this earnings season overall. More 

Jump Into Earnings With Your Eyes Open

Jul. 11, 2013, 8:59 am EST – Corporate management teams and sell-side analysts often downplay their expectations for earnings performance. Why? More 

ETFs vs. ETNs: Which is Better?

Aug. 12, 2009, 6:13 am EST – Which type of fund is ideal for diversifying your portfolio? Find out in this one-on-one comparison. More